Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria
Born on 16 December 1932 in Quedlingurg, Germany; died 2 July 2019 in Potsdam, Germany.
Primary education: Quedlinburg, 1939-1943
Secondary education: Quedlinburg 1943-1951
Tertiary education: Freie Universitat Berlin 1953-1959
Institute for Systematic Botany (Freie Univ. Berlin) 1959-1965
Botanic Garden and Botanical Museum, Berlin, 1965-1997
(Head of Phanerogams from 1974)
Flora of West Africa (Dicots, Togo)
Flora of Guianas
Major Field Trips:
Spain (850 numbers) 1967
Togo (470 numbers) 1973
Thailand (900 numbers) 1974
West New Guinea (1170 numbers) 1976
Contributed to the Flora of Australia in mid-1980s.
Does not appear to have collected in Australia (AVH, 2021)
Source: ABRS contributors survey, mid-1980s
Portrait Photo: 1983, supplied to ABRS by Hiepko.